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Above the bar: Tourism Rossland hits Destination B.C. standards

Above the bar: Tourism Rossland hits Destination B.C. standards

The city is well over the 450 rooms after a Destination B.C. inspector made his way through the city last month.
Smart meter holdouts face stiff fees from BC Hydro

Smart meter holdouts face stiff fees from BC Hydro

$35 a month for manual readings, or else $20 a month plus a one-time $100 fee to disable radio
Broadband goes public: Is high speed Internet coming to Rossland?

Broadband goes public: Is high speed Internet coming to Rossland?

Chief operating officer Mark Halwa from the Columbia Basin Broadband Corporation gave city council the financial picture for broadband.
Cities in revolt over demands of new recycling bosses

Cities in revolt over demands of new recycling bosses

Mayors say unfair MMBC offer means higher costs or worse service, newspaper firms balk at terms
Hydro rates going up, 'but not 26%'

Hydro rates going up, 'but not 26%'

Energy Minister Bill Bennett has denied reports that BC Hydro rates are poised to go up more than 26 per cent in the next two years.
AAP clears through city

AAP clears through city

Only two people out of the 2,558 total electors were dissenting voices in the alternative approval process (AAP).
B.C. legislature likely silent until spring, says de Jong

B.C. legislature likely silent until spring, says de Jong

The B.C. government is not planning to recall the legislature for a fall session, Finance Minister Mike de Jong said Tuesday.
Leader Adrian Dix to announce his future with BC NDP next week

Leader Adrian Dix to announce his future with BC NDP next week

Adrian Dix is expected to announce next week whether he will continue as leader of the B.C. New Democratic Party.
Take a bus

Take a bus

Free winter shuttle service gets approval from city council for one year.
Sensible BC's 90-day marijuana legalization drive begins

Sensible BC's 90-day marijuana legalization drive begins

A 90-day countdown began Monday for a petition drive to force the effective legalization of simple possession of marijuana in B.C.